Back when this 1968 Plymouth GTXwas new, muscle cars were still pretty popular. Plymouth sold not only two versions of the GTX (there was also a two-door hardtop) which came standard with Chrysler’s 440cid 4-bbl V8, there were also two “less fancy” Road Runners with a slightly less potent 383 4-bbl V8. Meanwhile, theHoly Grail of Mopar motors, a426cid Hemi V8, was optional on bot
One year before the debut of the Charger and the Dodge Rebellionadvertising campaign, a correctly equipped 1965 Dodge Coronet, maybe like this 4402-door hardtop, was one of Mopar’s entries in the hot muscle car category. New for 1965, the Coronet was available in three series: base Coronet, Coronet 440, and Coronet 500. Engines ranged from a 225cid slant-six (standard on all but the 500 and
This 1970 Pontiac GTOwas built during the heyday of the American Muscle Car. And in case you don’t believe that Pontiac was serious about the GTO’s performance, here’s a passage from the brochure page entitled power train: It starts with an explosion. Up to 10,000 lbs. of force on each of eight beefy pistons. It twists at a crankshaft. Vehemently. Gears are thrown into activity.